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Sep 30, 2012 9:00am PDT
.n. says they are likely to continue to the afghan troops can pledge their allegiance to the taliban. >> i'm afraid given the withdrawal target that the green on blue attacks are actually likely to increase as the date for the withdrawal grows closer and the taliban attacks if anything may diminish. why should the taliban take risks when they know we are leaving. it is more for the afghan national army personnel who want to show their loyalty to taliban. >> the defense secretary says the taliban is trying to destroy our trust in the afghan security forces but the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff said that strategy won't work. >> as one afghan army commander told me insider attacks are an affront to their honor, at odds with their culture and their faith. as for us, we are adapting to changes in that threat as well. that is what professional militaries do. and we are doing it in a way that ensures we continue to be able to partner. the taliban is clearly trying to split us apart. but it won't work. >> reporter: military officials say that sometimes these insider attacks are carried out
Sep 30, 2012 10:30am EDT
? that there are people who believe what the taliban stands for or what al qaeda stands for and i don't think we should forget the fact that he was the head of isi and openly training and how can you persuade them to actually stop the havens in pakistan? >> i disagree profoundly with what you have said. my contact with pakistan -- and yours is much longer than mind, but i would like to coach you to agree with there is a feeling of enormous frustration. i wouldn't argue that it often comes out -- we call it the man on the moon problem. nothing happens that the viceroy doesn't want, that notion of american omnipotence. and the frustration is mainly in not with us. i think when you have more than one it sentences with people, it does come out that they may blame us for the perceived support of people who have governed them badly, but the end is the way they are governed. when you look at polling data and what i would say is unscientific -- some would call a country club data, there is an enormous frustration with that united states, but an enormous -- an enormous desire to give its approval to pakistan. i
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